Give employees the ability to track time from the web, a mobile app, or the time clock to make reporting accurate and convenient. Ensure pay accuracy and predictability with user-defined rules for time and attendance.
Have the right employees working at the right times. Create schedules that reflect your budget and needs, and keep employee work hours aligned to your scheduling policies and overtime rules.
Get real-time access to employee time off versus accruals, return-to-work dates, unscheduled absences, and policy exceptions.
Automated legislative updates keep your system current with the latest federal and state leave regulations. With one-click access to information about leave eligibility and availability, you can make better decisions and minimize non-compliance risk.
A time and attendance system is a workforce management tool that enables organizations to track employee working hours. The system can track regular hours, overtime, and employee absences such as sick days, vacation days, leaves, and unpaid absences. In an ideal scenario, a time and attendance system is integrated with payroll so the number of hours employees work translates directly to their paychecks.
How you track time and attendance varies depending on employee classification. For employees who are paid a salary that remains unchanged regardless of their hours each week (i.e., FLSA "exempt" employees), you may likely only track attendance, including sick days, vacation days, and leaves.
For employees who are paid hourly and also eligible for overtime (i.e., FLSA "non-exempt" employees), you must track the number of hours they work each week in addition to their attendance. Using the scheduling and time-tracking features in a time and attendance system, you can track hours worked, overtime, and time off for all employees without paper processes or manual calculations.
Organizations of any size or industry use time and attendance software. Regardless of how many employees an organization has, this software makes tracking and reporting employee time and attendance more efficient and accurate. It can also help you stay in compliance with Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) wage and hour requirements and avoid various payroll issues, such as failing to pay overtime to eligible employees who work over 40 hours per week.
Not all time and attendance systems are created equal. If the software is a stand-alone system and not integrated with payroll, you will still need to perform manual calculations. Additionally, if the time and attendance software is a legacy or desktop program, it won't automatically update with HR regulatory compliance requirements, potentially resulting in your HR practices falling out of compliance over time. Conversely, with a cloud-based time and attendance system that is fully integrated with payroll and other HR processes, you can avoid manual payroll calculations and receive seamless updates that allow you to stay in compliance.